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    Re: SOTD: Sunday, 23rd February, 2020

    BdI parfum this morning.
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    Re: SOTD: Saturday, 22nd February, 2020

    Happy belated Birthday, Robin!

    Trilby, so glad your retreat was productive.

    I'm wearing EL Tuberose Gardenia today. It's sunny so I think I'll go to the gym and then do a little yard work.
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    Re: Mangled: names of your favorites

    One NST reader's husband misheard her after she bought Bois des Iles and asked her if she bought Box of Eels.
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    Re: good fragrances that smell like lime..:)

    I don't know if he has any left, but Limed by MadHat scents is wonderful.
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    Re: Today I bought February 2020

    Monegal Impossible Iris.
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    Re: SOTD: Friday, 21st February, 2020

    I don't pair clothes with scent either. Today I'm wearing Musc Tonkin for a trip to the travel clinic.
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    Re: SOTD: Tuesday, 18th February, 2020

    Robin at NST says it's Paco Rabanne's birthday, so I must wear La Nuit. Thinking about buying a light therapy lamp to help with jet lag; I have a trip coming up pretty soon and the older I get, the...
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    Re: SOTD: Monday, 17th February, 2020

    Shycat, what a difference you made in your yard! So glad there were no lopper/ladder injuries.

    Today I'm wearing another thrift shop treasure, Believe by (wait for it) Britney Spears. It's less...
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    Re: SOTD: Sunday, 16th February, 2020

    So late today, I was reading and didn't want to stop. I'm wearing Rihanna Reb'l Fleur, gifted to me by my thrift-store-fragrance-hunting friend. It reminds me quite a lot of Angel Muse.
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    Re: SOTD: Saturday, 15th February, 2020

    I spent yesterday with another Portland perfumista browsing through her collection. She frequents our local thrift stores and has amazing luck finding things that interest her. She gifted me with...
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    Re: SOTD: Tuesday, 11th February, 2020

    I'm wearing Musc Ravageur this morning. It's sunny out so I may work in the back yard for a bit--the grape hyacinths are up but not blooming yet, so spring is coming.
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    Re: SOTD: Monday, 10th February, 2020

    I'm wearing Virgin Island Water today.
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    Re: SOTD: Sunday, 9th February, 2020

    Azemour this morning, a nice contrast to yesterday's powdery vanilla.
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    Re: SOTD: Saturday, 8th February, 2020

    Douceur de Vanille for this morning. I got this at the local Portland Sniffa this past November and this is my first wearing. Powdery vanilla; not really my style but it's not awful. I'll probably...
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    Re: SOTD: Friday, 7th February, 2020

    Happy Birthday, 30 Roses!

    HoP, ouch! I hope you feel better soon.

    I'm twinned with Quarry today in vintage L'Heure Bleue parfum.
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    Re: SOTD: Thursday, 6th February, 2020

    Thanks again for all the birthday wishes, I had a lovely day.

    Skiing was canceled on the mountain. High winds and icing shut down the upper lifts and it's pouring rain lower down, so I have a day...
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    Theorema. People go gaga over it but on me it's just okay. It lacks oomph and longevity. I even blind-bought a bottle because it was so rare and I lucked into finding it, but really it sits in my...
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    Re: SOTD: Wednesday, 5th February, 2020

    Thank you all so much for the birthday wishes. You are all my perfume family and I am so grateful you are here.

    I am wearing Infusion d'Iris Absolue, which I love heaps more than the regular...
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    Re: SOTD: Tuesday, 4th February, 2020

    I'm wearing Theorema today.
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    Re: Today I bought February 2020

    Madhat Scents Under the Shade of Santal.
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    Re: SOTD: Monday, 3rd February, 2020

    I'm checking in so late today! SOTD is Eau des Merveilles.

    Healing hugs to everyone ailing/recovering.
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    Re: SOTD: Sunday, 2nd February, 2020

    A la Nuit today. I should wear this more often, it's really pretty on me. Making cookies this afternoon.
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    Re: SOTD: Saturday, 1st February, 2020

    I'm wearing Desarmant today.
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    Re: SOTD: Friday, 31st January, 2020

    I'm wearing Casmir parfum, from a purse spray I bought when Casmir was released. I hardly ever wear it but felt like it today.
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    Re: SOTD: Tuesday, 28th January, 2020

    Another gray rainy day here. I'm wearing Mediterraneo for a lemon lift, and still smiling after a wonderful evening spent with friends last night. We really must see more of each other.
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    Re: SOTD: Monday, 27th January, 2020

    Wearing Oajan for a day of running errands.
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    Lots of parfums/extraits come in dabber form. I usually put my fingertip over the opening and get it wet, then use my finger to apply the scent to pulse points. You could decant into an atomizer if...
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    Re: SOTD: Sunday, 26th January, 2020

    Dear friends from California are visiting tomorrow, tidying up the house today. SOTD is Un Bois Vanille.
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    Re: SOTD: Saturday, 25th January, 2020

    The sun is out today! I'm wearing Delina.
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    Re: SOTD: Friday, 24th January, 2020

    In synch today not with a sexy-provocative scent but a "What's that funny smell?" kind of scent--Black March. I love that perfumers make this kind of thing.
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    Re: SOTD: Thursday, 23rd January, 2020

    ((shades))

    Welcome, the watcher!

    I'm wearing Organza Indecence today.
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    Re: SOTD: Thursday, 16th January, 2020

    I'm wearing Stash today. I have an endoscopy and a Bravo test this afternoon, so no fluids allowed after 6 a.m. I'm parched.
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    Re: SOTD: Wednesday, 15th January, 2020

    It's snowing here, but too warm to stick so I am just enjoying seeing the flakes drift down. In Mistral Patchouli while listening to Bertie Wooster have a bout of cat crazies in the hallway. It...
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    Re: SOTD: Tuesday, 14th January, 2020

    Mike, so sorry about your eye! I hope it goes away soon.

    I was in the mood for incense today so I'm wearing La Liturgie.
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    Re: SOTD: Monday, 13th January, 2020

    I got my Medicare card in December and went with a supplemental plan for now. Might change to Advantage next year, but I needed some continuity of care from late fall through spring, and Advantage...
  36. Re: Perfumes you tried recently that have been utter disappointments

    So much hype for Bengale Rouge and I was eagerly looking forward to it. Almost did a blind buy, but I have wised up over the years so I sampled first. It was only cinnamon on me--no development,...
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    Re: SOTD: Monday, 13th January, 2020

    I, too, am just sick about the Australia fires. So much lost.

    I'm wearing Angel Muse today, from my quickly evaporating travel spray. Fortunately I got a BUB at the Portland Sniffa.
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    Re: SOTD: Saturday, 11th January, 2020

    Jon, I don't remember if I congratulated you on your posting milestone. Congratulations if I didn't, and double congrats if I did. I am so glad you are here.

    I'm wearing African Leather this...
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    Re: SOTD: Friday, 10th January, 2020

    Happy Birthday, Capri Dog! :birthdays::birthdays:

    Get well wishes to Mr. Cazaubon

    I got a bottle of wine for Christmas. From Texas, not generally known for wine. And I worked in Napa for 15...
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    Re: SOTD: Monday, 6th January, 2020

    Happy Birthday Jon, and you too, FiveOaks! :birthdays::birthdays:

    Happy Basenotes Anniversary, cook.bot!

    I hope you are feeling better today, kewart.

    I'm wearing a spritz of Desarmant to...
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    Re: SOTD: Sunday, 5th January, 2020

    Shades! I wondered where you went! I'm so glad you are still with us and that your recovery has gone so very well! Heartfelt wishes that you continue to improve.

    I'm testing Rolling in Love...
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    Re: SOTD: Saturday, 4th January, 2020

    Intermittent rain and sun here, but it's dumping snow in the mountains, finally! Got the skis out and waxed ready for Thursday. I'm wearing Oro, a blind buy due to The Non-Blonde's recommendation. We...
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    Re: Women who wear Amouage Man- Which ones?

    I love and wear Gold Man and Reflection Man. The Reflection Woman is awful but Man is a gem.
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    Re: SOTD: Friday, 3rd January, 2020

    Congratulations to everyone on their milestones!

    I'm wearing Hiris today, and thunked the decant. Fortunately, I have a full blue bottle backup. I always forget how much I like this.
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    Re: SOTD: Thursday, 2nd January, 2020

    Happy BN Anniversary, Mike!

    I'm wearing Moth again.
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    Re: Centauri Perfumes

    You and me both, and I've had to read it multiple times :laugh:
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    Re: SOTD: Wednesday, 1st January, 2020

    Happy New Year, everyone! I'm wearing Shalimar Vanilla Mexique and doing laundry. Quite the exciting life :laugh:
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    Re: SOTD: Tuesday, 31st December, 2019

    Best wishes to all for a happy and healthy 2020. I'm wearing D600.
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    Re: SOTD: Monday, 30th December, 2019

    I was up at 3. Now I'm dragging and wanting a nap, but I'm afraid one will screw up my sleep cycle even more.

    HofP, the Moth drydown was good. I'm buying a travel size.

    SOTD is Salome, because...
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    Re: Centauri Perfumes

    Two clean ups in two days. I think we all need to take a little breather. Closing the thread for a bit.
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    Re: Fragrance recommendations for a sister

    I like Twilly d'Hermes. Ginger, tuberose, white florals, woods. Christine Nagel is the perfumer, so you know it's not heavy or cloying. At your price point, too.
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    Re: SOTD: Sunday, 29th December, 2019

    I'm testing the last of my Zoologist samples and today is Moth. It is weird and wonderful and I need a bottle. As HofP said in her review, there is camphor and gasoline at the top, and then some...
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    Re: Centauri Perfumes

    Just a reminder we are conducting a civil, polite exchange about the merits (or not) of Centauri Perfumes. Continued bickering, insults, trolling, and name calling may result in the thread closure.
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    Re: SOTD: Saturday, 28th December, 2019

    I'm sampling Hyrax this morning. The atomizer dribbled a little bit on my wrist and now about 15 minutes in, I'm glad I didn't use my usual 5-6 sprays. It's warm and animalic, with a little bit of...
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    Re: SOTD: Friday, 27th December, 2019

    I got three Zoologist samples yesterday, so today I'm wearing Bee. I like it, mimosa is one of my favorite flowers and honey is a favorite note, but I already have Slowdive for honey and a Givenchy...
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    Re: 36 and still no signature scent

    Misskpaul, there are scents in my cabinet that I wear more than others, but on the days when I want to smell like incense or leather or a fruit basket I know that I have choices. Wearing the same...
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    Re: SOTD: Thursday, 26th December, 2019

    I am identical twins with miameow and sisters with Quarry this morning in Bois des Iles parfum. Happy Birthday to Grant, Darjeeling, and Caz's husband, who I met at the Denver meetup.

    Happy...
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    Re: SOTD: Wednesday, 25th December, 2019

    HoP, you smell wonderful! I would join you but the scent that is most Christmassy to me is Norne, so that is my SOTD.

    I have opened my gifts and am giving heartfelt thanks to my wonderful friends...
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    Re: SOTD: Tuesday, 24th December, 2019

    Le Maroc pour Elle this morning. I haven't worn it in two years and it's one of the most beautiful scents I own.
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    Re: SOTD: Monday, 23rd December, 2019

    I'm wearing Ginger Essence this morning. Went to the grocery store yesterday, circled the parking lot twice, no spots available, came home. Hoping today is better. I have to go get a bone density...
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    Re: SOTD: Sunday, 22nd December, 2019

    I'm wearing Cuir Cannage today and watching golf on TV. I find it very soothing. I need to go to the grocery store but dread the crowds, I can't decide whether they will get worse as Christmas gets...
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    Re: SOTD: Saturday, 21st December, 2019

    I'm wearing Bombay Bling. It feels cheerful and festive on another rainy day--Portland got an inch of rain yesterday, Seattle nearly three.
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    Re: SOTD: Friday, 20th December, 2019

    I'm wearing Santal Exotique this morning, not in the directory, before I brave the wind and rain to see the last Star Wars movie. Well, the last one I'll see, I think. I am not interested in the...
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    Re: SOTD: Thursday, 19th December, 2019

    I am sampling today, Cuir de Nacre. This is iris on me, and very little leather. Iris + angelica + ambrette = a difficult scent for me to love. I like iris, but not the other two. Ann Gerard's sample...
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    Re: SOTD: Wednesday, 18th December, 2019

    Une Rose Chypree this morning.
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    Re: SOTD: Tuesday, 17th December, 2019

    En Passant this morning. Glad everyone is on the mend.
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    Re: SOTD: Monday, 16th December, 2019

    Holiday concerts done and done. My legs feel like overcooked spaghetti after standing on risers for hours. Looking forward to doing nothing for two weeks after Wednesday the 18th; my volunteer...
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    Re: SOTD: Friday, 13th December, 2019

    I'm wearing Mousse au Cafe. I smell a bit like a coffee eclair.

    Ryan, I'm so sorry about your sale falling through.
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    Re: SOTD: Thursday, 12th December, 2019

    Happy Birthday, easyfish!

    Feel better soon, kewart!

    Kitty pics are the best. Thanks, Cook.bot!

    PL, I think your tree is very pretty. I don't have an indoor tree this year, but I can see the...
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    Re: SOTD: Tuesday, 10th December, 2019

    Bois des Iles today. Bertie Wooster is sick so it's spritz and dash today.

    Quarry, congrats on the new phone! I hope you find it useful.
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    Re: SOTD: Sunday, 8th December, 2019

    I am still craving nose-filling scents after scent-free days last week, because the coming week is even worse. My chorus (no scents allowed! no dryer sheets! no hair mists! really, they get quite...
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    Re: SOTD: Saturday, 7th December, 2019

    Congratulations to RHM's daughter on passing her RN exam! Such a wonderful profession.

    I had to be scent-free three days last week, so I am making up for it today in Salome. It's pouring rain and...
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    Re: SOTD: Friday, 6th December, 2019

    I am wearing Norne. Later today I'm planning on lighting the Fraser Fir candle and getting started on the Christmas cards.
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    Re: SOTD: Wednesday, 4th December, 2019

    A light surgical morning at the humane society, but the male cats were all enormous and medium-to-longhaired. Sometimes it's all scrawny kittens, so the change of pace was nice. I came home and put...
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    Re: SOTD: Tuesday, 3rd December, 2019

    Quarry, there was a segment on the news here about the shooting at your high school. Just awful, so scary for everyone. My heart goes out to you and your town, and to Ryan, too. Such events are...
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    Re: Amber fragrance on a budget

    Donna Karan Cashmere Mist Essence (the replacement for Cashmere Mist) is pretty inexpensive. It's amber, some flowers, some sandalwood. Donna Karan Black Cashmere if you can find it is more spicy.
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    Re: SOTD: Sunday, 1st December, 2019

    Happy Anniversary and glad to hear you are recovering, RHM!

    Inespenes, I hope your move went well despite the setbacks.

    Cook.bot, Atelier has an Advent calendar this year. Mostly scent, a few...
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    Re: SOTD: Saturday, 30th November, 2019

    Cook.bot--I love your signature today. Panthere parfum is one of the four scents for which I own multiple backups. And thanks for the tip about gumbo!

    Inesespenes--Good luck with your move, I hope...
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    Re: SOTD: Friday, 29th November, 2019

    HoP--The duck was the prettiest bird I've ever taken out of my oven, a rich burnished brown from the balsamic glaze. It tasted wonderful, moist and rich. I stripped the carcass and made stock late...
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    Re: SOTD: Thursday, 28th November, 2019

    I slept 10 hours last night so I felt well enough today to make my Thanksgiving duck, with Cranberry Balsamic Vinegar and Honey glaze. It smells wonderful, the skin is getting crisp, and the...
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    Re: SOTD: Wednesday, 27th November, 2019

    Teardrop, I'm so glad your presentation is finished and your refrigerator once more has a working door!

    PL, those kitties would have won me over, too. They are adorable, and much more fun than...
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    Re: SOTD: Wednesday, 20th November, 2019

    Posting really late today. My time at the humane society was cut short when I got a call late yesterday that my endocrinologist had a cancellation for this morning. The earliest appointment I could...
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    Re: SOTD: Tuesday, 19th November, 2019

    I'm sampling Ciel d'Opale. It's nice but not very interesting.
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    Re: SOTD: Monday, 18th November, 2019

    Un Bois Vanille today.
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    Re: SOTD: Sunday, 17th November, 2019

    Ombre Leather this evening. I can barely keep my eyes open, it will probably be an early night.
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    Re: SOTD: Sunday, 17th November, 2019

    Cook.bot, bless you for taking pity on your refugee.

    Quarry, that sounds like a wonderful but awfully laborious job! I have put it on my to-do list.

    I am wearing Ambre Precieux this morning,...
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    Re: SOTD: Saturday, 16th November, 2019

    Cook.bot, kitty craziness is the reason I adopted an adult cat. Many years ago one of my kittens leaped off the top of a bookshelf onto my head and dug in all 20 claws to stay on. I've never...
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    Re: SOTD: Tuesday, 12th November, 2019

    Happy Birthday, Perfumed Lady! :birthdays::birthdays:

    Mike, sounds like you had a wonderful NYC trip. I love NYC.

    I am wearing Twilly today. It's raining and overcast but Twilly is light and...
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    Re: SOTD: Monday, 11th November, 2019

    Jour d'Hermes this morning. I have jinxed my gym visit by putting on my workout clothes the first thing this morning. I've noticed when I do that I tend not to go...I do better by changing into them...
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    Re: Introduction and Question

    Your writing style is familiar, YWYHO. I'm sure you've been here before, and quite recently.
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    Re: SOTD: Sunday, 10th November, 2019

    It's overcast and cold, and I've got to return some library books ahead of the holiday tomorrow and I want to bake something with dates this afternoon. I always think of dates as fall food, probably...
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    Re: Casual fragrances for teenage boys

    I wouldn't call any of these "casual" fragrances.
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    Re: SOTD: Saturday, 9th November, 2019

    After nearly two weeks of dry days, it's raining. I'm wearing Stash to try and keep warm, I poked the thermostat up a bit, too.
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    Re: SOTD: Friday, 8th November, 2019

    CBIHP Black March this morning.
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    Re: SOTD: Thursday, 7th November, 2019

    Trilby, I am so happy you were not seriously injured. But scary anyway. Glad you are taking it easy.

    I am full of energy this morning, two loads of washing done and the house cleaned. Putting up...
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    Re: SOTD: Tuesday, 5th November, 2019

    Oh, gosh, late again posting here, had a doctor's appt. this morning. I'm wearing Champagne du Bois on this foggy cold day.
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    Re: SOTD: Monday, 4th November, 2019

    My giant bottle of Cologne pour le Soir was front and center in the cabinet this morning, so I put some on.
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    Re: SOTD: Sunday, 3rd November, 2019

    Oh Quarry, I am so sorry! Spending a day stuck on a train sounds awful, especially since you and ComDiva had your day planned together. I hope you can meet soon.

    No scent for me today, the...
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    Re: SOTD: Friday, 1st November, 2019

    I'm wearing Le Labo Ylang 46? 49? Something in the forties, anyway. A decant that I got at the Chicago meetup.
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    Re: Most worn in October 2019

    Single wears all month, but lots of incense and leather. Chanel and Guerlain were popular houses.
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